Rice is still traditionally used, along with flower petals.
During the (wedding favors), that they personally hand out to each guest.
Another difference from other Western weddings is that there are also no speeches.
Some of the customs are similar, such as throwing rice, but others are less familiar.
In line with most social events in Spain, most Spanish weddings start late (often the ceremony won't start until 7 p.m.) and finish very, very late (or early, depending on how you look at it).
The use of the mantilla (a form of headdress) as an everyday accessory goes back to the XVII century, but the custom has been lost and the mantilla is now sometimes worn by older generations as part of a costume or in religious ceremonies.
However, the mantilla is making a comeback in modern times as part of a young bride's wedding attire: brides who want a traditional wedding are opting to wear the traditional lace mantilla instead of a (unity coins), which represent his commitment to support her.
Spanish weddings do not include bridesmaids or groomsmen.The couple stands together at the altar with no one else in attendance. Also, the groom's mother accompanies him down the aisle.